Origen Raiz Mezcal Arroqueno, Oaxaca (96 proof)

Origen Raiz Mezcal Arroqueno, Oaxaca (96 proof)

Item Number: 18107

UPC: 7-503031396065

Country: Mexico
Region: Oaxaca
Sub Region: Oaxaca
Appellation/AVA: Valles Centrales
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 100% Arroqueño Agave
Type: Spirits - Mezcal
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 6
Closure: T Top
Alc by Vol(%): 48

The Origen Raíz Arroqueño is the second in a series of expressions from the Valles Centrales region of Oaxaca. Guided by Don Valentín Cortés' family tradition and his own inspiration, each will be a unique release made at his home palenque in Santiago Matatlán.

Agave: Arroqueño
Mezcalero: Don Valentín Cortés
Roast: Conical earthen pit; black oak
Crushing Method: Tahona wheel
Fermentation: Pine vats; wild yeast; with bagasso (cooked and pulped agave fibers)
Still Style: Alembic copper
Distillation: Double distilled

About Arroqueño: Arroqueño is a massive agave that can take 18-25 years to mature. It is primarily found growing wild in the rural regions of Oaxaca. It produces a mezcal with intense aromas but soft flavors on the palate.